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Posts Tagged ‘Norah O’Donnel’

It’s Summer Superlatives Time!

Our sister blog FishbowlDC is in the middle of its Summer Superlatives poll, and plenty of TV news personalities are in the running. In the “best on-air personality” category, the nominees are Bob Schieffer from CBS, Greta Van Susteren from Fox News, Wolf Blitzer from CNN, Norah O’Donnell from CBS and Andrea Mitchell from NBC. Vote on your favorite here, and check out some of the other categories at FishbowlDC.

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Goldberg on O’Donnell: She’s a Liberal

Norah_4.13.jpgO’Reilly Factor guest and frequent media critic Bernard Goldberg went off on MSNBC’s Norah O’Donnell last night for some comments O’Donnell made on “Morning Joe” regarding Newt Gingrich.

At the Southern Republican Leadership Conference last week, Gingrich jabbed Pres. Obama saying, “shooting three-point shots may be clever, but it doesn’t put anybody to work.”

Some in the media picked up on Gingrich’s comment as being racially charged. Here’s what O’Donnell said on MSNBC Friday:

I mean, this was largely a good speech — Gingrich’s speech — about not being the party of ‘no.’ I’m not sure what he means by this particular sound bite. I think it’s open to criticism because it suggests that the president is an athlete and some people may suggest, you know, because all black people are good athletes. I mean, that’s what it sort of sounds like to me.

Goldberg’s take on last night’s O’Reilly Factor:

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